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Blood tests can be used to detect many STD’s. Current laboratory assays include blood culture (the current gold standard) and antigen tests. However, these assays tend to have limited sensitivity, and blood cultures may also have long turnaround times. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based detection of STD may prove to be a rapid and sensitive alternative.

PCR Rapid Screening:

Our PCR Level I for Urinary Tact Infection, Wound, Respiratory, Gastrointestinal, and Women’s Health detects microbes, fungi, protozoa, and viruses listed on the lab request form. Scope is specific to 20 bacterial species and total bacterial load. Quantitative results on tissue and fluid samples. Semi-quantitative results on swab samples. We primer our tests to identify these microbes in our 24 hour Rapid Results:

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I’ve gained my life back!

New tests may help those with persistent urinary tract infections By Suzannah Weiss In 2015, Jessica Price, a 29-year-old Air Force veteran in Illinois, started experiencing urinary tract infection symptoms, including